Shoulder pain is a very common injury that is seen by orthopedic surgeons. Patients come in with shoulder injuries on a regular basis, whether it’s from a sports injury, such as playing basketball or baseball or tennis, it is not uncommon to start having shoulder pain from the repetitive use of that joint. There are many times where you could have a rotator cuff tear or a labral tear or a dislocated shoulder. Those need to be evaluated and treated by a sports medicine specialist who can determine the cause of your shoulder pain and therefore treat it appropriately. There are many different techniques and treatments for shoulder pain, including medication, physical therapy, arthroscopic procedures, injection therapy. Most of these treatments having incredibly high success rate in the 90 plus range.